Rinari Tribe

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    Rinari Tribe

Linali Village can be found in Majia Township of Pingtung. The community is surrounded by forests and mountains and offers a great view of the picturesque Pingbei Plain.

The community’s name implies the idea of people walking shoulder-to-shoulder in the same direction. It was selected as the relocation destination for indigenous tribes from Dashe Village of Sandimen Township, Majia Village of Majia Township, and Haocha Village of Wutai Township after the devastation caused by Typhoon Morakot in 2009. Thanks to the government and World Vision International, which worked together to offer permanent housing, the indigenous rebuilt their homeland in Linali Village and started a new life together.

Wandering on the tribal ground, visitors might notice churches sitting at the four corners of the community, each boasting a unique exterior design. The cluster of churches is a major feature of the community, and they reflect the indigenous people’s devotion. If visitors go on to explore the community, they will see indigenous craftworks dotting around the tribal ground. There are lily-themed arts that imply rarity and Deinagkistrodon totems that symbolize the origin of the indigenous culture.

The Evergreen Lily Elementary School in the village features a lively design and has many special installations on its corridors, such as an adaptable miniature labyrinth, an outdoor piano room, and many other creative features that are waiting to be discovered by tourists.

Visitors are recommended to spend over half a day in the village, visiting the tribal shopping street, the Quinoa Museum, tribal art studios, the visitor center, and Lily Elementary School. They can even book a tour from the community development association. 

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When you visit Rinari, remember to take off your shoes before entering someone’s house. This is the uttermost respect you can show to your host. For this reason, Rinari is nicknamed as “the tribe where you must take shoes off.”


Rinari Tribe, Majia Township, Pingtung County



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By car: National Highway 3, Changzhi Interchange → Provincial Highway 24 → Shuimen (County Road 187) → Taiwan Indigenous Peoples Culture Park → Pingtung County Road 35 → Rinari Tribe

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    Rinari Tribe
    4.4 4stars 244 reviews
    3stars 3 years ago

    The Linali Tribe is a permanent house built by the government and the people after Typhoon Morakot 88. It covers a large area, is well-planned and tidy, and has complete basic facilities. There is also a primary school built by Zhang Rongfa Evergreen Group and donated by Evergreen. Lily Elementary School. The tribal houses are built like European buildings, picturesque and picturesque, combined with the traditional characteristics of the aborigines, it is worth visiting the beautiful aboriginal tribes. It is also a tourist attraction set up within the Maolin Scenic Area. There is a Linari Visitor Center to explain the culture and characteristics of the aboriginal tribe. The Linali Tribe is divided into 3 major blocks, including three townships and three villages in Pingbei, Dashe Village in Sandimen Township, Majia Village in Majia Township, and Haocha Village in Wutai Township. Each preserves its own traditional culture and has its own characteristics. The traditional culture of Paiwan and Zulukai is integrated here. Every holiday market will display handicrafts of various ethnic groups, art totems, delicious mountain game, snacks, and let everyone know more about the history and culture of the aboriginal tribes. 20200626

    Rock Micah
    5stars 3 years ago

    very good

    User Joe
    5stars a year ago


    4stars 9 months ago

    Be sure to go to the visitor center to learn about the tribe first, and you can also visit the wedding costumes of the nobles, and there are commentators to visit. Style carvings and totems can be seen in various tribes. There are also special snacks.

    Holly Heaven
    4stars 2 years ago

    The entire Linari tribe is well planned, the streets are clean, the houses are neat, there are many houses with ethnic decorations, there are at least five or six churches, and the folk customs are simple. May God bless them. 🙏

    Last Update:2022-07-14

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